ERIC Number: ED366329
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Television Violence and Behavior: A Research Summary. ERIC Digest.
Smith, Marilyn E.
This digest describes the overall pattern of the results of research on television violence and behavior. Several variables in the relationship between television violence and aggression related to characteristics of the viewers and to the portrayal of violence are identified. Viewer characteristics included: age, amount of television watched, identification with television personalities, belief that television violence is realistic, intellectual achievement, and psychological state before and after viewing television. In addition, the digest summarizes concerns regarding the effects of television violence. (Contains 20 references.) (TMK)
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Child Behavior, Children, Federal Regulation, Self Control, Television, Television Research, Television Viewing, Violence
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Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.